INDEPENDENT | Matilda Battersby:
Two important, multi-million-pound pieces of 20th-century art stolen seven years ago from a Dutch museum by a masked gang in broad daylight were recovered last week by a man with a growing reputation as the Indiana Jones of the art world.
Described as a “super sleuth” and art detective by the press, Arthur Brand is Holland’s very own Raider of Lost Art. The paintings, Salvador Dali’s 1941 Surrealist work Adolescence and Polish Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka’s La Musicienne (1929), which featured in Madonna’s “Vogue” music video, had been thought destroyed forever… Read more
Image: Dutch art detective Arthur Brand Matilda Battersby